Canada -- Economic conditions -- 20th century  

Land and Sea Rum Running

This half-hour Land and Sea documentary reveals how thousands of law abiding citizens of Atlantic Canada were lured into the alcohol smuggling trade during Prohibition in the 1920s and 30s. Prohibition was extremely unpopular with many Americans and Canadians, but for dozens of coastal communities in Atlantic Canada hard hit by a downturn in the fisheries and still recovering from World War ...
  • 2012
  • 00:22:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - October 1998 The Changing World Economy

From boom to bust is a theme that has particular historical implications for Canada. For a country that is constantly striving to make global market connections, the current rocky world economy and financial losses in the once-promising Asian markets have great importance. Above all, the direct impact on the plunging Canadian dollar and the very real repercussions on Canadians’ lifestyle ...
  • 1998
  • 00:13:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/1998

News in Review - February 1998 Asian Economies: Toothless Tigers?

The collapse of the Asian economic boom and its financial reverberations around the planet provide the focus for this story. “From boom to bust” is a socio-economic event that has played a part in Canada’s own history and is a worldwide phenomenon that economists struggle to predict and to prevent. How stock markets around the world function and the intricate ...
  • 1998
  • 00:14:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1998

News in Review - March 1995 Selling the Budget: Content and Coverage

News in Review takes viewers behind the doors of the "lock-up" to explore the process a federal budget undergoes as well as its content.
  • 1995
  • 00:19:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1995

News in Review - April 1994 Jobs for the 90's: Training for the Future?

Youth retraining programs and women in trades and technology are just two of the themes examined as we look at the economy of the future.
  • 1994
  • 00:12:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1994

News in Review - February 1994 NAFTA: Going Continental

This News in Review report on free trade between Canada, the United States and Mexico examines the social and economic implications of the deal now that it has been formally passed in all three countries.
  • 1994
  • 00:14:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1994

News in Review - September 1993 Governments Cut Back

All across the country, governments roll back wages, cut services, impose unpaid holidays and institute other cost-cutting measures in the public sector to reduce deficits.
  • 1993
  • 00:10:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1993

News in Review - September 1992 Canada, the United States, and Mexico: A New Trade Deal

This story traces the events leading to the historic signing of the free trade agreement between the three countries and examines its economic and social impact.
  • 1992
  • 00:14:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/1992

News in Review - February 1992 Hard Times, Disappearing Jobs

This report shows the realities of hard economic times in the lives of ordinary people.
  • 1992
  • 00:13:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/1992

News in Review - April 1991 Free Trade: Canada, the United States and Mexico

A review of the Canada-U.S. free trade agreement is the starting point for examining the proposed free trade agreement with Mexico. The economies of the three countries are contrasted.
  • 1991
  • 00:15:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/1991

News in Review - March 1991 Canada's Recession

The recession is the backdrop for studying Canada's economy and related social and political issues.
  • 1991
  • 00:14:23
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1991